John Girlinghouse, Sr, 59, of Orange, passed away Feb. 13, in Beaumont. Memorial service will be Thursday, Feb. 18, at First Baptist Church in West Orange, starting at 10:00 A.M.

Born in Orange, Sept. 24, 1956, he was the son of M.J. Girlinghouse and Cynthia Girlinghouse. He graduated from Little Cypress- Mauriceville in 1975 and retired from the City of Orange where he was an electrician.

He is preceded in death by his mother Cynthia Lavender Girlinghouse; niece Lavender Marie Fernandez and the mother of his children, Jackie Arlene Girlinghouse.

He is survived by his father, M.J. Girlinghouse and wife Mary Ann of Orange; siblings, Rodney Girlinghouse and wife Charlotte of Crosby, and Lynn Fernandez and husband Richard of Jacksonville, Fla; children, Cynthia Bergeron and husband Elmer of Mauriceville, John R. Girlinghouse, Jr. and wife Glynis of Buna, Timothy Girlinghouse and wife Maribeth of Mancelona, Mi. and Anthony B. Girlinghouse of Orange; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.